As with all communities, they are always at their best when all members treat one another with respect and use the utmost courtesy. We ask that when using Dappervolk, you conduct yourself in a civilized, respectful manner.

We have created a number of guidelines below to describe what behavior is expected from all Users of Dappervolk. Please note that these guidelines are not entirely exhaustive, and may not encompass or address all manner of offensive behavior. In this regard, the administration and moderator teams will have full discretion to take care of behavior that they feel is inappropriate. These guidelines apply to usernames, pet names, profiles, profile comments, pet biographies, and all other areas in which Users may enter text.

  • User behavior in the forums is covered in our Forum Code of Conduct found here.

Please remember that access to the site is a privilege and not a right. Snail Games does reserve the right to suspend access to Dappervolk for the reasons outlined in our Terms of Service, or reasons that include, or not necessarily limited to, your failure to abide by these guidelines. Please also note that we reserve the right to evaluate each incident on a case-by-base basis.

PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to moderate activities or posts that happen off of the Dappervolk website; please remember that linking to rule breaking content is treated the same as if that content is posted directly to the Dappervolk website and will be actioned and removed.

Based on the severity of the incident, an account may be suspended or closed from Dappervolk for the following:

Real-Life Threats & Personal Information Distribution

This includes but is not limited to clear/masked language OR links to websites containing such language or images that:

  • Refer to violence or death in any capacity towards another user, users, non-Dappervolk related entities, or Snail Games staff.
  • Releasing any real-life personal information about Dappervolk users, non-Dappervolk related entities, or Snail Games staff.

Harassing & Defamatory

This includes but is not limited to clear/masked language OR links to websites containing such language or images that:

  • Insultingly refer to other Users, Snail Games staff, or groups of people
  • Result in ongoing/repeated harassment or targeted language to other Users, Snail Games staff, or groups of people
  • Result in prolonged, unconstructive flame posts or arguments between two or more opposing parties
  • Repeatedly or maliciously use the Dappervolk customer support ticketing system to target a User

Race, Ethnicity, Nationality, & Heritage

This includes but is not limited to clear/masked language OR links to websites containing such language or images that:

  • Promote racial/ethnic/heritage hatred
  • Are known or recognized as a racial or ethnic slur
  • Allude to symbols of racial or ethnic hatred
  • Encourage or promote any type of national hatred
  • Are considered or recognized as national slurs
  • Allude to symbols of any type of national hatred

Violence & Sexuality

This includes but is not limited to clear/masked language OR links to websites containing such language or images that:

  • Refer to extremely violent real life actions
  • Refer to extreme or violent sexual acts
  • Pornographic material of any nature

Obscene & Vulgar

This includes but is not limited to clear/masked language OR links to websites containing such language or images that:

  • Are inappropriate references to human anatomy or bodily functions
  • Are pornographic

Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

This includes but is not limited to clear/masked language OR links to websites containing such language or images that:

  • Insultingly refer to any aspect of sexual orientation
  • Insultingly refer to any type or variation of gender identity

Drugs & Paraphernalia

This includes but is not limited to clear/masked language OR links to websites containing such language or images that:

  • Refer to illegal or illicit substances
  • Refer to paraphernalia (items used with certain types of illicit substances)
  • References to substance abuse

Public Blacklisting & Cyberbullying

This includes but is not limited to clear/masked language OR links to websites containing such language or images that:

  • Openly display a list of Dappervolk usernames that asserts that the site community divert interaction away from said users.
  • Incites a group of users to single out, shame, or ostracize (i.e. "tar-and-feathering") a user or group of users.

Posting Cheats, Hacks, or Malicious Programs

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Posting links to ways to cheat or exploit Dappervolk's features.
  • Posting links to programs that maliciously infect other users' computers.
  • Posting links to third party software or websites that violate the Terms of Service.
  • If you would like to report any of the above, please immediately send us a report ticket. Do not post it in the forums.

Religion / Non-Religion

This includes but is not limited to clear/masked language OR links to websites containing such language or images that:

  • Negatively portray religions or religious figures.
  • Negatively portrays or harasses users that do not have a chosen belief or no beliefs at all.

Discussion of Disciplinary Account Actions

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Creating posts or threads to discuss specific disciplinary actions taken against a User or account, including chat or email correspondence between Users and Dappervolk staff.
  • Posting about the above from a new account to circumvent a suspension or ban.
  • Having someone post about the above from their account on your behalf.

Discrimination / Harassment

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Publicly harassing or defaming someone for their chosen class.
  • Rudely or hatefully declining trade offers or business offers from Users of other classes.

Please remember that Dappervolk, while it is a diverse community, is still a game, and that hateful/spiteful/discriminatory language against others is not okay, even if it is "in character." If you choose not to do business or interact with someone, do so politely, or exercise the block feature. Please do not post on your profile your intentions to completely shut out a group of Users due to their chosen class. There are many great Users out there who would probably love to be your friend, regardless of class.

Our Privacy Policy

How Dappervolk gathers, uses, manages, and discloses its users' data.

Information Dappervolk gathers:

  • IP Address
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Birthday
  • E-Mail Address

How Dappervolk uses the above information:

This information is solely used to identify and protect the account owner. No information is sold, traded, or shared with anyone (persons or businesses).

Parties that are given access to the above information:

A user's personal information is accessible by the site administration staff only, with the exception being the user's password, which is encrypted for the user’s safety. Dappervolk will not release any personal information except as required by the laws of Canada, to aid other sites in the event of scamming, cheating, hacking, or other illegal activity, or in the event that Dappervolk must defend itself against a user chargeback or unauthorized payment and present account information and “Turnip” purchase information to a credit card, bank, police, or PayPal representative.

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